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2015-16 Visiting Research Fellows


Professor Bodh Prakash

May - July 2016

Bodh Prakash

"Literary Representations of Partitions, India and Ireland: A Comparative Perspective"

Professor Bodh Prakash teaches English at the Zakir Husain Delhi College of Delhi University. His main work on the literature of Partition, Writing Partition: Ideology and Aesthetics in Hindi and Urdu Literature has been published by Pearson.  He is interested in issues pertaining to gender and violence in Partition narratives and has contributed papers on the same in many national and international journals.

Professor Prakash gave the keynote lecture ‘Partition and Inter-community Relations in Irish and Indian literary representations’ at the conference on Ireland-India in the Trinity Long Room Hub on the 23 - 24 June 2016. For further details, please see here

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Professor Sucheta Mahajan

May - July 2016

Sucheta Mahajan

"Partitions of India and Ireland: Memory and History"

Sucheta Mahajan is Professor at the Centre for Historical Studies, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi and Chairperson, Archives of Contemporary History, JNU. Her research examines the connected histories of Ireland and India, be it in the wider sense of their shared colonial experience or in the more specific story of their partition by the very same colonial power. Through her research, Professor Mahajan has explored the theme of imperial retreat accompanied by division in India and published widely on this. During her fellowship, she will examine this in a comparative frame.

Professor Mahajan gave a talk on 'Memory, History and Narratives of Conflict: Partitions, India and Ireland’ at the conference on Ireland-India in the Trinity Long Room Hub on the 23 - 24 June 2016. For further details, please see here

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Dr Rita Banerjee

May - July 2016

Rita Banerjee

"English Trade and Colonization in the Seventeenth Century: The Irish and the Indian Experience"

Dr Banerjee joins us as a SPECTRESS Visiting Research Fellow. Her research interests include historicism, economic criticism, Renaissance historiography, cultural exchange during the Renaissance including colonization and trade, and subaltern cultures and movements. The title of her current research project is English Trade and Colonization in the Seventeenth Century: The Irish and the Indian Experience.

Dr Banerjee gave a talk on 'Writing Ireland and India: Milton and Seventeenth-Century English Protestant, Republican Imagination’ at the conference on Ireland-India in the Trinity Long Room Hub on the 23 - 24 June 2016. For further details, please see here

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Pawan Kumar

May 2016

Pawan Kumar

“Mystic Art and Astro-mythical Reality: A New Perspective on W. B. Yeats’s Symbols and Philosophy in the Light of Esoteric and Philosophical Traditions of the East.”

Pawan Kumar is a doctoral research scholar at the Center for English Studies, School of Language, Literature and Culture Studies, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi, India. His research attempts to uncover new grounds of association between Yeats, India, and the Eastern systems of divination and predictive methods.


Dr Jyoti Atwal

May - July 2016

Jyoti Atwal

Dr Jyoti Atwal is Associate Professor at the Centre for Historical Studies, School of Social Sciences, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi. She engages with issues pertaining to Indian women in the reformist, nationalist and contemporary perspectives; socio cultural and religious aspects of women’s lives in colonial and post colonial India; women’s  agenda and the nation; autobiographies of women and narratives of the personal and the political domains; politics of representations of gender relations in colonial India; dalit (low caste) women’s history.

Dr Atwal gave a talk on ‘Irish Women in India: Spirituality, Empire and Anti Colonialism’ at the conference on Ireland-India in the Trinity Long Room Hub on the 23 - 24 June 2016. For further details, please see here


Dr Munira Mutran

May 2016

Munira Mutran

"Representations of Traumatic Violence in Contemporary Irish Literature through Myth"

Dr Munira Hamud Mutran is Associate Professor of Literatures in English at the University of São Paulo, Brazil. She specializes in Irish Literature and Comparative Studies. She holds an MA, a PhD and a post-doctoral thesis (Livre Docência) at the University of São Paulo and an Honorary Degree in Letters at the National University of Ireland, Maynooth.


Dr Christine Monikowski

June 2016

Christine Monikowski

Dr Monikowski joins us as a Visiting Research Fellow from the Department of American Sign Language and Interpreting Education at the National Technical Institute for the Deaf at Rochester Institute of Technology in collaboration with the Trinity Centre for Deaf Studies in the School of Linguistic, Speech and Communication Sciences. During her fellowship at the Trinity Long Room Hub, Dr Monikowski will collobarate with the Trinity Centre for Deaf Studies on the development of an international approach to sign language linguistics and also to begin documenting interpreter education programs in Europe, creating an online survey of known programs as well as discussion with the community of experts (from the European Forum of Sign Language Interpreters, EFSLI).

Dr Monikowski gave a lecture in the Trinity Long Room Hub titled Language Myths: First Language, Second Language, What Language? Deaf Students and Sign Language Interpreters on Wednesday, 15 June 2016 at 6.30pm.

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Dr Clara Fischer

April 2016

Clara Fischer

"Re-visioning Affective Politics and Democracy: Beyond a Politics of Shame"

Dr Fischer has recently completed a British Academy Newton International Fellowship at the Gender Institute, London School of Economics and Political Science, and is a UCD Philosophy Teaching and Research Fellow and a UCD Women's Studies Research Associate. She specializes in feminist theory and political philosophy, and is completing a monograph on the gendered politics of shame and containment in 20th century Ireland.

Dr Fischer participated in a Fellow in Focus session on Tuesday, 10 May at 1pm in the the Trinity Long Room Hub where she discussed her career, interests and research.

For a full news summary on Dr Fischer and her research, please see here


Professor Vahidin Preljević

March 2016

Vahidin P

"Secularization, Cultural Narratives and Identity Constructions (With a special focus on the practice and cultural policies in former Yugoslavia)"

Prof Preljević is Associate Professor for German Literature and German Studies at the Faculty of Philosophy, University of Sarajevo; Chair for German Literature, Faculty of Philosophy, University of Sarajevo and Head of the Doctoral Programme in German Language/Literature Studies and Media Culture. His research interests include literature and culture of 'Young Vienna', German romanticism, literature and political narratives.

The launch of The Long Shots of Sarajevo, 1914 - 2014’ by Prof Vahidin Preljević and Dr Clemens Ruthner (TCD) took place on Wednesday, 30 March 2016 at 6.30pm in the Trinity Long Room Hub.


Professor Samuel Rickless

March 2016

Samuel Rickless

Prof Samuel C. Rickless is professor of philosophy at the University of California, San Diego.  He works in several philosophical subfields, primarily early modern Western European philosophy (with special attention to the work of John Locke and George Berkeley), Ancient Greek philosophy (primarily Plato), ethics, philosophy of law and philosophy of language. While at the Trinity Long Room Hub, Prof Rickless will be using the resources of the Chapman MS in the Trinity College Library to reconstruct and evaluate the moral and political philosophy of George Berkeley (1685-1753).

Prof Rickless gave a public lecture entitled 'Berkeley’s Argument for Idealism' in the Trinity Long Room Hub on Wednesday, 23 March 2016 at 6.15pm.

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For a full new summary on Professor Rickless and his research, please click here


Dr Luis Fernando Ramos

January - March 2016

Luis Fernando Ramos

"Yeats‘ Dance Plays as a Histrionic Move Anticipatory of Civil War"

Dr Ramos joined the Trinity Long Room Hub as a SPECTRESS fellow. He is Associate Professor in the School of Communications and Arts in the University of São Paulo. His research has focused on theoretical matters of theatre and art and he has produced works about Samuel Beckett, Gordon Craig, Mimesis, and contemporary theatre and Visual Arts. During his fellowship he focused on the so called Yeats dance plays, taken both as literary pieces and eventual staged performances.

Dr Ramos participated in a Fellow in Focus Session on Monday, 22 February 2016 at 1pm in the Trinity Long Room Hub where he discussed his career, interests and research with Prof Chris Morash (School of English, TCD).


Dr Domenico Laurenza

March 2016

Dominico Laurenza

Dr Laurenza is a science historian with interest in the history of art and visual culture. In particular he is an expert of the work of Leonardo da Vinci and of the history of anatomy and  technology in the Renaissance. He is now devoting a substantial portion of his attention to the history of geology in 16th-19th centuries and is working on a new edition of Leonardo’s Codex Leicester (Oxford University Press, forthcoming).

Dr Laurenza participated in a Fellow in Focus Session discussing his career, interests and research with Prof Jane Ohlmeyer (Director, Trinity Long Room Hub) on Weds, 9 March 2016 at 1pm in the Hoey Ideas Space, Trinity Long Room Hub. Dr Laurenza also gave a public lecture titled  ‘Leonardo da Vinci's Codices. The Difficult Heritage of an Artist-Scientist’ on 10 March 2016. This was a joint lecture between the Worth Library and the Trinity Long Room Hub and will start at 5.15pm and be held in The Worth Library, Rm P2.01, 7-9 Leinster Street South.


Professor Lieve Troch

February - March 2016

Lieve Troch

“Conflict Resolution, Reconciliation, Remembering and Forgetting:  a Feminist Critique and Re-imagination in an Intercultural and Interreligious Context”

Professor Troch worked for 25 years at the Radboud University Nijmegen the Netherlands in the area of Religion, Theology and Culture. At the same time she was and still is a professor of Feminist Studies in Religious Sciences at the Ecumenical Institute of the Methodist University in São Paulo (UMESP) Brazil. 

Professor Troch gave a public lecture on Thursday, 3 March at 6.15pm in the Trinity Long Room Hub titled 'Conflict Resolution, Reconciliation, Remembering and Forgetting:  A Feminist Critique and Re-imagination in an Intercultural and Interreligious Context'.

For the full news summary on Professor Troch and her research, please see here


Dr Margaret Connolly

January 2016

Margaret Connolly

Dr Margaret Connolly is an Honorary Research Fellow in the School of English at the University of St Andrews. Dr Connolly's field of study is medieval English literature, with a particular emphasis on the manuscript contexts in which Middle English texts survive. She has worked on both scribal production and reader reception, and has edited and catalogued medieval texts.

Dr Connolly gave a public lecture titled 'Reading Continuities in an Age of Change: some 15th Century Manuscripts and their Tudor Owners' on Thursday, 21 January 2016 at 6.15pm at the Trinity Long Room Hub.

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Professor Andrew Pettegree

January 2016

Andrew Pettegree

Professor Andrew Pettegree is Professor of Modern History at the University of St Andrews, and Director of the Universal Short Title Catalogue.  He is the author of a number of books on the Reformation and, more recently, the history of communication, including Reformation and the Culture of Communication (Cambridge, 2005), The Book in the Renaissance (2010) and The Invention of News (2014).  His latest book, Brand Luther. 1517, Printing and the Making of the Reformation, is published in October 2015 with Penguin USA. He is now engaged on a study of advertising in seventeenth-century Dutch newspapers.

Professor Pettegree gave a public lecture titled Brand Luther: 1517, Printing and the Making of the Reformation’ on Monday, 18 January at 4pm in the Trinity Long Room Hub as part of the Trinity Centre for Early Modern History Seminar Series 2015-16.

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Professor Pettegree will return to the Trinity Long Room Hub for a lecture titled 'The Culture of Communication in the Dutch Golden Age' on Tuesday, 29 November 2016 at 6.15pm.


Dr Dorin Stănescu

November 2015 - January 2016

Dorin Stanescu

"Ulysses in the Great War. Travelling by train at the end of the war. A view from literature and movies"

Dr Dorin Stănescu is a Transnational Access fellow, funded by the CENDARI project (Collaborative European Digital Archive Infrastructure). His new project comes as a continuation of his research on the history of railways.

Dr Stănescu gave a public lecture titled 'Ulysses in the Great War. Travelling by train at the end of the war. A view from literature, memoirs and diaries' on Thursday, 14 January 2016 at 6pm in the Trinity Long Room Hub.

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Professor David Fallows

December 2015

David Fallows

Professor Fallows taught at the University of Manchester for 35 years until his retirement in 2009. His publications are almost all on the music of the ‘long’ 15th century, including books on Dufay (1982) and Josquin (2009) as well as a catalogue of the 15th-century song repertory in all European languages (1999). He is now preparing a book on the music of the English carol in the early 15th century: this was the topic of his activities during his fellowship at the Trinity Long Room Hub.

Professor Fallows gave a public lecture titled 'The 15th Century English Carol' on Thursday, 10 December 2015 at 6.15pm at the Trinity Long Room Hub.

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Simon Hengchen

August - October 2015

Simon Hengchen

Simon Hengchen was a Transnational Access fellow, funded by the CENDARI project (Collaborative European Digital Archive Infrastructure). The Transnational Access programme is financed by the European Union under the Seventh Framework Programme for Research (FP7). Simon is visiting from the Département des Sciences de l'Information et de la Communication at the Université libre de Bruxelles, where he's currently studying for a Ph.D. computational linguistics.


Dr Burcin Cakir

September - December 2015

Burcin Cahir

“Digitalizing Dardanelles: British Narrativization of Gallipoli Campaign”

Dr Burcin Cakir is a Transnational Access fellow, funded by the CENDARI project (Collaborative European Digital Archive Infrastructure). Her research proposes to look at the influences of political narrativization of the Gallipoli campaign and the representation and discourse born out of it which shapes how Gallipoli is remembered and forgotten now and then.

Dr Cakir participated in a Fellow in Focus session in the Hoey Ideas Space in the Trinity Long Room Hub on Wednesday, 2 December 2015 at 1pm where she spoke with Prof John Horne (Dept of History, TCD) about her research field, career and interests.

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Dr Jacopo Tabolli

September - December 2015

Jacopo Tabolli

"Masked identities: investigating votive rituals and political transformations at Narce in the 3rd century BC"

Dr Jacopo Tabolli received his Ph.D. in Archaeology (with a curriculum in Etruscan Studies) from Sapienza University of Rome in 2012 where he is currently a Research Associate in Etruscology and pre-Roman archaeology. His research project aims to investigate the transformations in the identity of an ancient community, who celebrated a peculiar votive ritual in the first half of the 3rd century BC at Narce, a Faliscan site, 25 km north of Rome.

Dr Tabolli gave a public lecture titled 'Masked Identities: From Votive Rituals to Political Transformations' in the Trinity Long Room Hub on Wednesday, 25 November 2015 at 6.30pm.

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Fuat Sevimay

September - December 2015

Fuat Sevimay

Fuat was the Trinity Centre for Literary Translation 2015 Translator in Residence. Fuat visited Ireland in the spring and has returned this autumn to complete his translation of Finnegans Wake and to start translating a selection of contemporary Irish short stories. His previous translations include James Joyce's A Portait of the Artist as a Young Man and Occasional, Critical and Political Writing, Oscar Wilde's The Soul of Man under Socialism as well as several translations from Italian (Italo Svevo and Luigi Pirandello).


2014-15 Visiting Research Fellows


Professor Jeff Higginbotham

2 week Fellowship in June 2015

Jeff Higginbotham

Professor Jeff Higginbotham is Chair and Director of Admissions in the Department of Communicative Disorders and Sciences at the State University of New York, Buffalo. During his fellowship at the Trinity Long Room Hub Professor worked closely with the School of Linguistic, Speech and Communication Sciences to develop collaborations around issues of social interaction, technology, disability, and interactive environments. Professor Higginbotham gave a public lecture on Wednesday, 17 June 2015 at 6.15pm titled 'Talking by Eye and Hand: With, Through and Against the Machine' in the Trinity Long Room Hub.

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Dr Mary Knights

April - May 2015

Mary Knights

Dr Mary Knights is the Director of the SASA Gallery in the School of Art, Architecture & Design, at the University of South Australia. She is also Leader of the Cultural Outreach Package, Hawke European Union Centre for the Arts and Humanities at the University of South Australia. Dr Knights has worked in the Australian arts sector for over fifteen years and has held arts management, curatorial and academic positions in Tasmania, Western Australia and South Australia. During her fellowship at the Trinity Long Room Hub, Dr Knights gave a public lecture on Monday, 18 May 2015 at 1pm titled 'The Impact of the Market on Australian Aboriginal Art: A Case Study' in the Trinity Long Room Hub.

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Dr Susan O'Neill

April - May 2015

Susan O'Neill

"Intergenerational Arts Programs and Creative Collaborations: A Study of How Multimodal Affordances Influence Communication, Identities and Wellbeing in later Life"

Dr Susan O'Neill is Associate Professor of Arts Education at Simon Fraser University, Vancouver, Canada. During her fellowship at the Trinity Long Room Hub, the focus of her research was to explore the active engagement of older adults involved in intergenerational arts programs and creative collaborations to gain further understanding of how sense-making involves multimodal affordances foster positive relationship across generations, communication, positive identities and wellbeing.

Dr O'Neill gave a public lecture titled 'Enhancing Wellbeing in Later Life: Multimodal Affordances of Intergenerational Arts Practice' at 6.15pm on Tuesday, 26 May 2015 in the Trinity Long Room Hub.

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Professor Andrew Murphy

March - May 2015

Andrew Murphy

"Ireland, Reading and Cultural Nationalism, 1790-1930"

Andrew Murphy is Professor of English at the University of St. Andrews. During his time at the Trinity Long Room Hub he was working on a book entitled Ireland, Reading and Cultural Nationalism, 1790-1930, which will be published by Cambridge University Press in 2017. The primary aim of the book is to trace the impact of rising rates of literacy on conceptions of national identity from the nineteenth century through to the first decade of Irish independence.

Professor Murphy gave a talk titled ‘Bringing the Nation to Book: Literacy and Irish Nationalism on Monday, 18 May 2015 at 6.15pm in the Trinity Long Room Hub.

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Professor Patrick Joyce

February - April 2015

Patrick Joyce

"The Children of Freedom: A History of Britain and Ireland in My Own Times"

Professor Joyce is a Professorial Fellow in History at the University of Edinburgh and Professor of Modern History Emeritus at the University of Manchester. The focus of Professor Joyce’s visit was to conduct research for his third book on freedom and power in British history, following The Rule of Freedom (Verso, 2003), and the State of Freedom (see CUP, 2013). 

Professor Joyce gave two lectures, the first titled 'The Children of Freedom: The Time-Spaces of History' on Monday, 2 March 2015 at 6.15pm and the second 'What is the State (and can we remake it?): Historical Perspectives ' on Thursday, 9 May at 6pm.

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Professor Mauro Pala

January - March 2015

Mauro Pala

"For a Gramscian Reading of National Identities in Irish Literary Modernism"

Professor Pala is Associate Professor of Comparative Literature at the University of Cagliari, Italy. He has published extensively on European Romanticism, Critical theory, Cultural studies and Postcolonial studies. He has published books, articles and essays on Raymond Williams, Edward Said, Antonio Gramsci, among the others and he has also published on romanticism and comparative studies.

Professor Pala gave a lecture in the Trinity Long Room Hub titled 'Gramsci and the Great Community: Subalternity, Hegemony and Autonomy in Irish Literature and Culture' on Wednesday, 25 March 2015 at 6.15pm.

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Professor Joe Lee

Joe Lee

Professor Lee’s research interests have included over the years nineteenth and twentieth century German, European, Irish, British, and most recently Irish-American history and politics, as well as historiography. Professor Lee’s current research focuses on nineteenth-century Irish nationalist Michael Davitt, on nationalism, and on Irish and Irish-American historiography in a trans-national context. Professor Lee gave a public lecture on Tuesday, 16 June 2015 at 6.15pm titled 'Thinking Historically about the Decade of Commemorations'.


Dr Kristian McDaniel-Miccio

January - March 2015

Kris McDaniel Miccio

"Transforming Culture, Queering Law & Radicalizing Sappho: An Analysis of Lesbian Identity in the U.S. and Ireland in the Mid-Twentieth and Early Twenty-First Century and Its Impact on Law & Policy"

Dr McDaniel-Miccio is Professor of Law in the Sturm College of Law, University of Denver. During her fellowship Dr McDaniel-Miccio researched what she believes to be a change in lesbian identity - an identity that now constructs both law and public policy.

Dr McDaniel-Miccio gave a public lecture at the Trinity Long Room Hub titled 'Out of the Closet, Into the Courts: The Struggle for Marriage Equality in the U.S. and Ireland’ on Wednesday, 15 April 2015 at 6.15pm.

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Dr Angèle Smith

January – March 2015

Angele Smith

"Transforming Identities through Immigrant Integration in Ireland: Multilinguality and Intercultural Spaces"

Dr Smith is Associate Professor of Anthropology at the University of Northern British Columbia. Her research examines the practice and lived experience of policy and services concerning migrants to explore the transformation towards an increasingly intercultural Irish society and the transformation in the lives and identities of new immigrant communities in Ireland.

Dr Smith gave a lecture in the Trinity Long Room Hub titled ‘Transforming Identities: The Process and Spaces of Intercultural Immigrant Engagements in Ireland’ on Monday, 23 March 2015 at 6pm.

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Professor Michelle Brown

2 week fellowship in February 2015

Michelle Brown

Professor Brown is Professor Emeritas of Medieval MS Studies in the School of Advanced Studies at the University of London. Professor Brown’s research has concentrated on early Insular manuscripts, examining their script, decoration and cultural significance.  Professor Brown gave a lecture titled 'From Sinai to the Skelligs: Evidence for Cultural Contact Between the Insular and Near Eastern Churches, including New Material from St Catherine's Monastery' on Monday, 9th of February 2015 at 6pm in the Trinity Long Room Hub.

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Professor Edoardo Tortarolo

1 week fellowship in January 2015

Edoardo Tortarolo

"Censorship and the Enlightenment"

Prof Tortarolo is Professor of Early Modern History in the Department of the Humanities, University of Eastern Piedmont, Italy. His research focuses on the revision of the categories of Censorship and Enlightenment by looking at relevant events in the second half of the 18th century in different cultural and political contexts. Professor Tortarolo gave a seminar on ‘(More) connected worlds: the 18th century from a global perspective’ as part of theCentre for Early Modern History Seminar Series 2014-15 on Monday 19 January 2015 at 4pm in the Trinity Long Room Hub.

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Dr Cristiano Bianchi

2 week fellowship in November 2014

bianchi

Dr Cristiano Bianchi is a researcher at Università degli Studi Roma Tre in Italy working in the field of comparative literature, with  a particular focus on Karl Kraus' interpretation of Charles Baudelaire's and Oscar Wilde's works. His research is currently focusing on the symbolic role of the mask as a linguistic and literary construct with reference to Austrian literature.


Professor Anthony Caleshu

2 week fellowship in October 2014

Caleshu

Poetry and Friendship: Creative Practice and Critical Reading"

Professor Caleshu is Professor of Poetry in the Department of English and Creative Writing at Plymouth University. Professor Caleshu's current creative project is a book-length sequence of poems about friendship -- a subject which has inspired some truly awful poetry over the past two millenia, rife with sentimentality and nostalgia. Professor Caleshu gave a lecture entitled ‘Poetry and Friendship: Creative Practice and Critical Reading’ on the 22 Oct 2014 at the Trinity Long Room Hub.


Professor Carolyn Muessig

October - December 2014

Carolyn Muessig

“The Stigmata in Medieval and Early Modern Europe"

Professor Muessig specializes in the study of preaching in the Middle Ages as well as women in the medieval Church. She has just commenced a full-year study leave to write a book on stigmatics. During her fellowship at Trinity Long Room Hub, she assesed the history of stigmatization in the Middle Ages and early modern period. Professor Muessig's research interrogates a variety of sources, including letters, sermons, saints lives, chronicles, art and inquisition proceedings, in order to explain why stigmatization became a somatic ideal in pre-modern Europe. Professor Muessig gave a lecture in the Trinity Long Room Hub on 18 November 2014 at 6.15pm entitled 'Responses to a most unusual miracle: understanding the stigmata in the Middle Ages'.


Dr Benjamin Štular

September - November 2014

Benjamin Stular

Integrating First World War Digital Archives with Lidar Data. Methodology and Case Study

Dr Benjamin Štular is a Transnational Access fellow, funded by the CENDARI project visiting from the Slovenian Academy of Sciences and Arts where he is a Research Fellow in the Institute of Archaeology. His research proposed to integrate a set of Lidar data from an area in north-western Slovenia (the so-called WWI Isonzo front line) with existing digital archives and resources. The goal of this project was a case study integrating Lidar data with existing relevant digital First World War archives and resources.  


Camila Batista

Camila Batista

Camila Batista is a postgraduate student of Irish Literature at the University of Sao Paulo, Brazil. During her fellowship at Trinity College, Camila examined the relationship between literary representations of history produced in the Celtic Tiger period and trauma. Ms Batista was awarded funding by the European Union’s Marie Curie International Research Exchange Scheme Project, “SPECTRESS”.


Mia Ridge

September - December 2014

Mia Ridge

"Bridging collections with a participatory Commons: a pilot with World War One archives

Ms Mia Ridge was a Transnational Access fellow, funded by the CENDARI project (Collaborative European Digital Archive Infrastructure). Mia visited from the Department of History of the Open University where she's currently studying for a Ph.D. in Digital Humanities.

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Dr Rosella Tinaburri

July - August 2014

Rosella Tinaburri

"Miscellaneous Manuscripts in the Medieval Germanic World"

Dr Rosella Tinaburri was a Transnational Access fellow funded by the CENDARI project (Collaborative European Digital Archive Infrastructure). The Transnational Access programme is financed by the European Union under the Seventh Framework Programme for Research (FP7). Dr Tinaburri visited from the University of Cassino and Southern Lazio where she has been teaching Germanic Philology and Linguistics since 2003. Dr Tinaburri gave a lecture entitled 'Miscellaneous Manuscripts in the Medieval Germanic World' on November 26 2014 at the Trinity Long Room Hub.

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2013-14

Professor Larissa Aronin

Larissa Aronin

"Spacetimes of multilingualism"

Larissa Aronin is an Associate Professor at the Oranim Academic College of Education, Israel and is a Research Associate at the Centre for Language and Communication Studies, School of Linguistic, Speech and Communication Sciences, Trinity College Dublin. During her fellowship at the Trinity Long Room Hub, Professor Aronin examined the relationship between the languages, social circumstances (crisis) and transformation of identities, both on the level of the individual and collectively. Professor Aronin gave a public lecture entitled ‘Bilingualism and Multilingualism – The Same or Worlds Apart?’on Monday 26 May 2014 at 6pm.


Professor Charles Barr

Charles Barr

"Sean O'Casey and Cinema"

Charles J. A. Barr is Professorial Research Fellow at St Mary’s University College, Twickenham. During his visiting research fellowship at the Trinity Long Room Hub, Professor Barr focused on Irish playwright Sean O’Casey. Professor Barr gave a public lecture on 15 May 2014 entitled 'Alfred Hitchcock: the Irish connection, and other untold stories'.


Professor Tarif Khalidi

Tarif Khalidi

"An Anthology in English translation of classical and modern Arabic Prose and Poetry"

Professor Khalidi is the Shaykh Zayid Professor of Arabic and Islamic Studies/Centre for Arab and Middle Eastern Studies at the American University of Beirut. During his fellowship at the Trinity Long Room Hub, he gave two public lectures. The first on March 6 at 7pm entitled ‘Near Eastern Banditry: A study in History & Folklore’ and the second on March 26 at 1pm entitled ‘Reflections on Pre-Modern Islamic Physiognomy (Firasa) with particular reference to Fakhr al-Din al-Razi (13th cent.)’

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Dr Raphaël Ingelbien

Ingelbien

"Irish Travels on the Continent, 1829-1914"

Dr Ingelbien is Associate Professor in Literary Studies at the University of Leuven, Belgium. He gave a public lecture in the Trinity Long Room Hub on March 24 2014 entitled How the Irish travelled the Continent,1829-1914’.

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Dr Andrew MacKillop

MacKillop

"Irish ‘Human Capital’ & the British Eastern Empire"

Dr Andrew Mackillop is a senior lecturer in the Department of History at the University of Aberdeen. His interests lie in comparative history, especially the highly distinctive experiences of Ireland, Scotland and Wales within British imperialism in Asia over the course of the 'long eighteenth century' from c. 1690-c.1815. Dr MacKillop gave a public lecture in the Trinity Long Room Hub on March 13 2014 entitled 'People and Profit: Irish Human Capital and the Eighteenth Century British Empire in Asia'

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Professor Jennifer Rutherford

Rutherford

"Gate-Crashing: Identification and the Collective Zombie"

Associate Professor in Sociology and Literature and Deputy Director of the Hawke Research Institute at the University of South Australia, Professor Rutherford visited with a view to advancing opportunities for inter-institutional collaboration on projects related to the College’s identities in transformation research theme.


Dr Adela Fofiu

Adela

"Patterns of inter-cultural contact in First World War periodicals in Transylvania"

Adela Fofiu is an Assistant Professor in the Faculty of Political, Administrative and Communication Sciences as part of the Journalism Department at the University of Babes-Bolyai, Romania. Dr Fofiu’s research is part of Digital Humanities research in the Trinity Long Room Hub and also aligns with its Identities in Transformation research theme for 2013-6. Dr Fofiu gave a public lecture on 'Patterns of inter-cultural contact in First World War' periodicals in Transylvania on Thursday, 31 October 2013 in the Trinity Long Room Hub.

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Dr James McConnel

McConnell

"The Irish First World War Songbook"

James McConnel is Head of History in Northumbria University in Newcastle-upon-Tyne, UK. He studied at the universities of Sheffield and Durham. After he completed his doctorate in 2002, he worked on an ESRC-sponsored project examining the history of Welsh devolution before joining the University of Ulster as a postdoctoral researcher in 2005. In 2006 he was appointed Lecturer in History at Ulster, joining Northumbria University in November 2008.


Dr Polly Ha

Polly Ha

"Recovering the Birth of Independency at Trinity College Dublin Library: Puritan Ecclesiology and Liberty in the Seventeenth Century"

Polly Ha is currently a Lecturer in Early Modern British History at the University of East Anglia.  She studied history at Yale University and the University of Cambridge and is the author of English Presbyterianism, 1590-1640 (Stanford University Press) and co-editor with Patrick Collinson of The Reception of European Reformation in Britain (Oxford University Press). 

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2012-13

Brague, Prof Rémi (Universities of Munich and Paris Sorbonne)
'Philosophies of Judaism, Christianity, and Islam in the Medieval Cultural Space'

Higgins, Prof Padhraig (Mercer County College)
''The Rights of the Poor': Poverty and Everyday Life in Eighteenth-Century Dublin'

Mueller-Funk, Prof Wolfgang (Vienna University)
'Reading Joyce:  Broch's Concept of Classical Modernism'

Savage, Prof Robert (Boston College)
''Screening ‘the Troubles’: the role of television in presenting conflict in Northern Ireland'

Urbaniak, Dr Rafal (Gdansk University)
'Mathematical existence, abstraction principles and real number theory'


2011-12

Biagini, Eugenio (Cambridge)
'Religion and nationhood: the Southern Protestant minorities and the question of identity in Ireland, 1916-1966'

Bremer, Francis (Millersville University)
'Visible Faith: Discerning the Godly in the Early Modern Atlantic World'

ChapmanHonora (CSU Fresno)
'Companion to Josephus'

Coleborne, Bryan (University of Waikato)
'A Critical Edition of the Poems of Matthew Pilkington'

Finkelstein, David (Queen Margaret University)
'Irish Printers on the Move: The Transnational Circulation of Irish Typographical Union Personnel, 1850-1900'

Guest, Clare (TCD)
'Poetics of the Italian Renaissance. An Annotated Handlist of the Collections of Trinity College Library, Dublin'

Kennedy, Sean (St Mary's University)

Napoli, Donna Jo (Swarthmore College)
'Reading materials for deaf children'

Ni Mhaonaigh, Maire (Cambridge)
'A critical edition with commentary of the important Middle Irish text, Cogadh Gáedhel re Gallaibh‘The War of the Irish against the Foreigners’'

OvermanAndrew (Macalester College)
'Roman Galilee in the Context of the Roman East'

Powell, Dr Martyn (Aberystwyth)
'An Early History of Debt in Ireland'.

Richards, CS (Staffordshire University)
'Space and Place in Irish Drama'

Rogers, Holly (Liverpool University)
'Sounding the Gallery: Video and the Rise of Art-Music'

Shore, Paul (Independent Scholar)
'Jesuits and Muslims on the Eastern Periphery of Catholic Europe, 1640-1773'

Wilson FosterJohn (Queens University Belfast)
'Nature in Ireland: A Scientific and Cultural History'

2010-11

Abbas, Dr Asma (Bard College at Simon’s Rock, Massachusetts)
‘A Politics of Love on the Verges: Rethinking the Margins via Anticolonial Timescapes’

Agnani, Professor Sunil M (University of Illinois at Chicago)
‘European Anticolonialism at its Limit: Denis Diderot and Edmund Burke, 1770-1800’

Campbell, Professor Malcolm Colin (University of Auckland)
‘Unpicking the Seam: Cultural Encounters and Exchanges between the Indian Ocean and Pacific Ocean, c.1520 – 1942’

Denard, Dr Hugh (King’s College London)
'Synge's Abbey Theatre: Space and Performance’

Dobronravin, Prof Nikolay (St.Petersburg State University)
‘West African and African Diaspora Islamic Manuscripts (Trinity College Library): A Comprehensive Digital Catalogue'

Donoghue, Professor John (Loyola University Chicago)
‘Irish “Bond Slaves” and the Origins of Abolitionism, 1649-1660’

Dumville, Professor David Norman (University of Aberdeen)
‘The Insular Middle Ages in Irish Scholarship, 1490-1690’

Efurd, Dr David Spurgeon (Skidmore College, New York), ‘Early Monastic sites, Buddhist Practices, and the Historiography of South Asian Architecture’.

Fox, Mr Peter Kendrew (Selwyn College, Cambridge)
‘A History of Trinity College Library’

Gonzalez, Dr Valerie (independent scholar)
‘The Transcultural Phenomenon in Mughal Painting, India, 1556-1707’

Harris, Professor T J G (Brown University, RI)
'The Stuart Kings and the Age of Revolutions’

Hillel, Professor Margot Lesley (Australian Catholic University)
‘History in Stories: Discourses of Children's Literature in Ireland'

Janzen, Professor Terence (University of Manitoba)
‘A Comparative Analysis of ASL and ISL Grammaticization Pathways’

Karian, Professor Stephen (Marquette University)
‘Annotating the Irish Contexts of Swift's Poems’

Kiernan, Professor Benedict F (Yale University)
‘Settler Colonialism and Ethno-religious Violence in Early-Modern Ireland and Cambodia’

King, Professor Heather (University of Redlands, CA)
‘Virtue and Visibility: Representations of Moral Autonomy in Eighteenth-Century Fiction by Women’

Kozluk, Dr Magdalena (University of Lodz)
‘A critical edition of a late Renaissance treatise of health regimen entitled L’Art de vivre longuement, sous le nom de Medee’

Marquardt, Professor Janet T (Eastern Illinois University)
‘Zodiaque's L'Art Irlandais and the Inspiration of Francoise Henry’

McDonald, Dr Grantley Robert (Katholieke Universiteit Leuven)
‘Codex Montfortianus (TCD MS 30), Erasmus, the Johannine Comma and Religious Difference in Early Modern Europe’

Monks, Dr Aoife (Birkbeck College)
‘Spectres of Stage Irishness: Playing Irish Around the Globe’

Mulligan, Dr Amy C (University of Bergen)
‘Navigating Peripheralization at the Edges of the World: Irish and Icelandic Topographies’

O'Brien, Dr Carl Sean (University College Cork)
‘The Neoplatonic Demiurge, Procession and Creative Contemplation’

Polleichtner, Professor Wolfgang (Ruhr-Universität Bochum)
‘Testimonia Iamblichi. Edition, Translation, and Commentary’

Rudy, Dr Kathryn Margaret (The Courtauld Institute of Art)
‘The Fagel Missal (TCD MS 81) and Late Medieval Manuscript Production among the Convents of Delft’

Sheil, Dr Aine (University of York)
‘Opera's Digital Future’

Skal, David J (Independent scholar)
‘Bram Stoker: The Final Curtain (a critical biography of Stoker)’

Stubbs, Dr T M C (St Peter’s College, Oxford)
‘American Literature and Irish Culture, 1910-1955’

Sugimura, Dr Noel K (Gonville and Caius, Cambridge)
‘Epic Passion & The Empire of Reason’

Taddia, Dr Elena (independent scholar)
‘Infant corpses and the circulation of medical ideas in early modern Europe, c. 1650-c.1800’

Terrinoni, Dr Enrico (University of Roma Tre)
‘James Joyce's Ulysses. The Annotated Italian Edition’

Thiessen, Dr Gesa Elsbeth (Milltown Institute)
‘Seeing God - The Trinity in Visual Art’

Tjallen, Dr Biorn Gunnar (University of Bergen)
‘Political thought and political action in the European periphery: Scandanavia and Scotland in the later Middle Ages’

Wincencjusz-Patyna, Dr Anita (The Eugeniusz Geppert Academy of Fine Arts and Design, Wroclaw)
‘Children's Book Illustration in Ireland’

Woolley, Professor James (Lafayette College, PA)
‘Swift’s Texts and the Elias Gift: Toward a Full New Edition of Jonathan Swift’s Poems’

 

Funding Bodies

Ireland EU Structural Funds Programmes 2007 – 2013, European Regional Development Fund, Department of Enterprise, Trade and Innovation, HEA, Trinity College Dublin, and


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